Tariq Gerardi

Regional Business Manager & Technical Development Lead


Tariq Gerardi is Valley Seeds’ Technical Development Lead. A key member of our R&D team, he manages our Yarck research site, monitors trials and keeps across current trends and issues with ag industry bodies and forums.

An Ag Science graduate (La Trobe University), Tariq has extensive knowledge of broad acre cropping; in 2020 he moved to Birchip in Victoria’s Mallee region where he worked as a research agronomist for the highly regarded agricultural research and extension organisation, Birchip Cropping Group.

Highly experienced in managing large scale soil sampling programs, soil health is something Tariq is particularly interested in.

“You’ve got to know what you’ve got underneath to have any idea what you can get out of your paddocks.”

Tariq Gerardi